EDP Renewables’ first hybrid project in Poland: 45 MW of solar and wind power combined

CdM | EDP Renewables (EDPR) has officially inaugurated its first hybrid project in Poland, combining wind and solar power, with the commissioning of a new 45 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic park in Konary, in the west central part of the country. The project is also the third hybrid project implemented by EDPR globally, the company said in a statement on Tuesday. The Konary PV farm will use the same receiving station…


Acciona Energía to expand MacIntyre wind farm in Australia to 2.000 MW; most important project to date

Renta 4|Acciona Energía has announced the expansion of the MacIntyre wind energy complex which is currently under construction in Queensland, Australia. It will reach a total installed capacity of 2000 MW. The MacIntyre complex is divided into two wind farms, where Acciona Energia owns 70% of 923 MW, while 103 MW belong to Queensland state-owned company CleanCo. Valuation: Positive news. This is the most important project to date of all…

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Portugal’s Comeback: Recovering Economy Attracts Investors

Portugal’s amazing economic recovery (contrary to the general consensus two years ago that it would be the next country to fail amid the sovereign debt crisis) is now reflected in its investment grade (an investment grade rating except from Moody’s). Investors are buying both shares and bonds.

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Portugal sells EDP’s stake to China to reduce debt

The government of Portugal has sold to the Chinese company Three Gorges Corporation a package of shares representing 21.35% of the social capital that the state held in the Portuguese electrical company Energias de Portugal (EDP), in exchange of a payment of €2.693 billion, according to information provided by the government investment company Parpública to the Portuguese market supervisor, CMVM. The Portuguese executive explains that its choice was based of…